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Jazz Musician of the Day: Elmo Hope

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Elmo Hope
All About Jazz is celebrating Elmo Hope's birthday today!

This profile was inspired by an exceptional article here on All About Jazz by Derek Taylor called “St. Elmo’s Fire” where he focuses and expands on Elmo Hope’s music and recordings. St. Elmo Sylvester Hope was born in New York on June 27, 1923, began piano studies by age seven and went on to win prizes for his piano recitals. He was a childhood friend of Bud Powell, and Thelonious Monk and they would play piano for each other... Read more.

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Trio And Quintet
Riverside Records
1991
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Last Sessions
Riverside Records
1977
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The All-Star Sessions
Riverside Records
1976
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The Elmo Hope...
Riverside Records
1972
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Sounds from Riikers Island
Sounds from Riikers...
Audio Fidelity
1963
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Homecoming!
Riverside Records
1961
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trumpet
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piano
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piano
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